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" That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons. "
The Black Book: Or, Corruption Unmasked! - Page 446
by John Wade - 1820
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The Eighteenth-centur Constitution 1688-1815

E. Neville Williams
...tenements or hereditaments from the crown, to himself or to any other or others in trust for him. That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the house of commons....
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Political economy and constitutional reform: hearings before the ..., Part 1

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee - Constitutional law - 1983
...Settlement, passed in 1700, provided "that so soon as the House of Hanover shall come to the throne, no person who has an office or place of profit under the king, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons."'...
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Politics, Religion and Society in England, 1679-1742

Geoffrey Holmes - History - 1986 - 384 pages
...inserted in the Act of Settlement, a clause providing that after the Hanoverians succeeded to the throne 'no person who has an office or place of profit under the King or receives a pension from the Crown shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons'....
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Reformation and Counter-Reformation: 1588-1688-1988

J. R. Broome - Anglican Communion - 1988 - 50 pages
...tenements, or hereditaments from the Crown to himself or to any other or others in trust for him. (6) That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King or receives a pension from the Crown shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons....
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William Cobbett and Rural Popular Culture

Ian Dyck - History - 1992 - 312 pages
...members of the Commons House of Parliament, this being contrary to Magna Charta, which says, 'That no person who has an office, or place of profit under the King, or who receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons.'...
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Montesquieu's Science of Politics: Essays on the Spirit of Laws

Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu - Political Science - 2001 - 458 pages
...have been increased if the following provision of the Act of Settlement had come into effect: "That no person who has an office or place of profit under the king, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a ra."r-i1?er of the House of...
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Contributions to The Champion and Related Writings

Henry Fielding - Literary Collections - 2003 - 687 pages
...of the question' (Cobbctt, xi. 143; also pp. pg, 370). " 1 170 1 1 I2&I $ Wil. Ill, c. 2, s. y 'That no person who has an office or place of profit under the king, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons.')...
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Documents of the English Reformation 1526-1701

Gerald Lewis Bray - History - 2004 - 675 pages
...tenements, or hereditaments from the Crown, to himself or to any other or others in trust for him. That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons....
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The English Judges: Their Role in the Changing Constitution

Robert Stevens - Law - 2005 - 209 pages
...growth of parties, the Act of Settlement once more addressed the issue of placemen, declaring that 'no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons....
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Our Republican Constitution

Adam Tomkins - History - 2005 - 156 pages
...appointed, from interference by the Crown.160 With regard to the House of Commons the Act provided that 'no person who has an office or place of profit under the king, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the House of Commons'....
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